When John was born, in 1934, his mother gifted him with three names: John, Constantin, and Brâncuşi. She told him his father was Constantin Brâncuşi, the famous sculptor, but...
The cast of the film is the recipient of the Best Acting award of the 2nd edition of Sankt Petersburg Film Festival (September 13-22). The jury was so impressed with the acting in the film that it decided to grant a joint award.
Of Snails and Men was one of the 14 films selected for the Official Competition. The international jury was composed of Marion Döring, director of the European Film Academy, film critic Barbara Lorey de Lacharrière and film directors Juris Poškus and Christoph Schaub. Director/writer/producer Sergey Bodrov (Prisoner of the Mountains, Mongol) was the President of the jury.
Most recently, Of Snails and Men was screened at Vienna's LET’S CEE Film Festival (September 13-21) focused on Central and Eastern European films, in the "Eastern View" section of Cambridge Film Festival (September 19-29), and in the "East of the West" section of the 29th edition of the Haifa International Film Festival (September 19-28), the most important cinematic event in Israel.
Of Snails and Men will also be screened during the 35th edition of Montpellier's CINEMED Mediterranean Film Festival (October 25– November 2). This year's edition gathers over 250 films from all over the world.
Of Snails and Men is a Romanian-French coproduction between Libra Film (Romania) and Agat Films (France).